Stephen Pyne

  • Distinguished Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Regents' Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
PO Box 874501
Tempe, AZ 85287
USA
480-965-4092
Email: stephen.pyne@asu.edu
Web: http://pyne.faculty.asu.edu/

Biography

An author and world-renowned expert on exploration and the history, ecology, and management of fire, Dr. Pyne's research interests focus on how people and nature interact. He teaches courses on the history of exploration and environmental history. He has also authored books on Antarctic ice and modern space exploration.

Expertise

fire management; fire ecology; environmental history; history of exploration; space exploration

Education

    Ph.D., American Civilization, University of Texas - Austin, 1976

    M.A., American Civilization, University of Texas - Austin, 1974

    B.A., English, Stanford University, 1971

Journal Articles

2013

Minteer, B. A. and S. J. Pyne. 2013. Restoring the narrative of American environmentalism. Restoration Ecology 21(1):6-11. DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2012.00909.x. (link)

2005

Pyne, S. J. 2005. Environmental history without historians. Environmental History 10:72-74.

Books

2001

Pyne, S. J. 2001. Fire: A brief history. University of Washington Press. Seattle, WA.

1997

Pyne, S. J. 1997. America's fires: Management on wildlands and forests.. Forest History Society. Durham, NC.

Book Chapters

In Press

Pyne, S. J. In Press. An introduction to fire. America: Encyclopedia of Earth.

Pyne, S. J. In Press. Smokey the bear. Encyclopedia of American Environmental History.

Pyne, S. J. In Press. Fire. Encyclopedia of American Environmental History.

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Posters

1999

Pyne, S. J., S. S. Schmieding and S. Amerman. 1999. The ecology of urban fire: A methodological meditation, a reseaarch reconnaissance. Poster presented at the 22 January 1999, CAP LTER First Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State university, Tempe.

Reports

1998

Pyne, S. J., S. S. Schmieding and S. Ammerman. 1998. The Ecology of Urban Fire: An Inquiry Into Its Theory and Practice. CAP LTER research report for project DI15. (link)